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1. without civilizing influences;
- Example: "barbarian invaders"
- Example: "barbaric practices"
- Example: "a savage people"
- Example: "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
- Example: "wild tribes"
[syn: barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild]

2. unrestrained and crudely rich;
- Example: "barbaric use of color or ornament"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Barbaric \Bar*bar"ic\ (b[aum]r*b[a^]r"[i^]k), a. [L. barbaricus foreign, barbaric, Gr. barbariko`s.] 1. Of, or from, barbarian nations; foreign; -- often with reference to barbarous nations of east. "Barbaric pearl and gold." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to, or resembling, an uncivilized person or people; barbarous; barbarian; destitute of refinement. "Wild, barbaric music." --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

barbaric adj 1: without civilizing influences; "barbarian invaders"; "barbaric practices"; "a savage people"; "fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade; "wild tribes" [syn: barbarian, barbaric, savage, uncivilized, uncivilised, wild] 2: unrestrained and crudely rich; "barbaric use of color or ornament"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

180 Moby Thesaurus words for "barbaric": Doric, Draconian, Gothic, Neanderthal, Philistine, Tartarean, aggressive, alien, animal, anthropophagous, atrocious, barbarian, barbarous, beastly, bestial, blatant, bloodthirsty, bloody, bloody-minded, bookless, brutal, brutalized, brute, brutish, cacophonous, cannibalistic, careless, clumsy, coarse, crude, cruel, cruel-hearted, deceived, demoniac, demoniacal, devilish, diabolic, doggerel, dysphemistic, erroneous, exotic, exterior, external, extraneous, extraterrestrial, extrinsic, faulty, fell, feral, ferine, ferocious, fiendish, fiendlike, fierce, flamboyant, flashy, florid, foreign, foreign-born, functionally illiterate, garish, gaudy, graceless, grammarless, gross, harsh, heathen, hellish, hoodwinked, ill-bred, ill-educated, illiterate, impolite, imprecise, improper, impure, in bad taste, incline, inconcinnate, inconcinnous, incorrect, indecorous, inelegant, infelicitous, infernal, inhuman, inhumane, intrusive, kill-crazy, led astray, loose, loud, low, lowbrow, malign, malignant, merciless, misinformed, misinstructed, mistaught, murderous, noncivilized, nonintellectual, ornate, ostentatious, outland, outlandish, outside, pagan, pitiless, primitive, raucous, rough, rough-and-ready, rude, ruthless, sadistic, sanguinary, sanguineous, satanic, savage, sharkish, showy, slavering, slipshod, slovenly, solecistic, strange, subhuman, tameless, tasteless, tawdry, troglodytic, truculent, ulterior, unbooked, unbookish, unbooklearned, unbriefed, unchristian, uncivil, uncivilized, uncombed, uncourtly, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, undignified, unearthly, unedified, uneducated, unerudite, uneuphonious, unfelicitous, ungentle, ungraceful, ungrammatic, unguided, unhuman, uninstructed, unintellectual, unkempt, unlearned, unlettered, unlicked, unliterary, unpolished, unread, unrefined, unscholarly, unschooled, unseemly, unstudious, untamed, untaught, untutored, vicious, vulgar, wild, wolfish